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Rishi Sunak and wife hit rich list with £730m fortune amid cost-of-living crisis

Rishi Sunak and wife hit rich list with £730m fortune amid cost-of-living crisis

Rishi Sunak and wife hit rich list with £730m fortune amid cost-of-living crisis

20 May 2022

Driven by Akshata Murty’s £690 million stake in Infosys, the Chancellor and his wife entered the Sunday Times list for the first time.


Museum preserves story of thriving 21st century whisky industry

Museum preserves story of thriving 21st century whisky industry

Museum preserves story of thriving 21st century whisky industry

20 May 2022

National Museums Scotland has acquired a collection of bottled whiskies, packaging and related material as part of a new collection.


Dominic Raab asks BBC presenter how much petrol is in cost-of-living clash

Dominic Raab asks BBC presenter how much petrol is in cost-of-living clash

Dominic Raab asks BBC presenter how much petrol is in cost-of-living clash

20 May 2022

The moment came after BBC Breakfast presenter Charlie Stayt asked the deputy prime minister how much a litre of diesel costs.


Bank of England’s chief economist signals support for further rate rises

Bank of England’s chief economist signals support for further rate rises

Bank of England’s chief economist signals support for further rate rises

20 May 2022

Huw Pill said the tightening of monetary policy ‘still has further to run’.


Taoiseach accuses UK Government of ‘moving too far’ over NI Protocol

Taoiseach accuses UK Government of ‘moving too far’ over NI Protocol

Taoiseach accuses UK Government of ‘moving too far’ over NI Protocol

20 May 2022

Micheal Martin is in Belfast for meetings with political leaders amid ongoing deadlock at Stormont.


‘Hundreds’ likely to be sent to Rwanda each year – minister

‘Hundreds’ likely to be sent to Rwanda each year – minister

‘Hundreds’ likely to be sent to Rwanda each year – minister

20 May 2022

Dominic Raab said he wanted to ‘manage expectations’ about the plan.


Scotland Yard urged not to leave people ‘in the dark’ over partygate probe

Scotland Yard urged not to leave people ‘in the dark’ over partygate probe

Scotland Yard urged not to leave people ‘in the dark’ over partygate probe

20 May 2022

Sue Gray’s inquiry into Downing Street lockdown breaches is expected early next week.


Alcohol and tobacco sales boost retailers in April despite price hikes

Alcohol and tobacco sales boost retailers in April despite price hikes

Alcohol and tobacco sales boost retailers in April despite price hikes

20 May 2022

The retail sector saw sales rising 1.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics said.


Street harassment law being blocked, suggests Government adviser

Street harassment law being blocked, suggests Government adviser

Street harassment law being blocked, suggests Government adviser

20 May 2022

Nimco Ali was appointed by Priti Patel to advise the Home Office in 2020.


Rich List 2022: Who are the wealthiest people in the UK?

Rich List 2022: Who are the wealthiest people in the UK?

Rich List 2022: Who are the wealthiest people in the UK?

20 May 2022

There were a record 177 billionaires in the country, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.


Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty make Sunday Times Rich List with £730m fortune

Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty make Sunday Times Rich List with £730m fortune

Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty make Sunday Times Rich List with £730m fortune

20 May 2022

Meanwhile, Roman Abramovich tumbled down the rankings after sanctions and the enforced sale of Chelsea football club hit his wealth.


Most nurseries oppose plans to increase childcare numbers – report

Most nurseries oppose plans to increase childcare numbers – report

Most nurseries oppose plans to increase childcare numbers – report

20 May 2022

A petition against the proposed changes has reached almost 60,000 signatures.


What the papers say – May 20

What the papers say – May 20

What the papers say – May 20

20 May 2022

‘Partygate’ returns to dominate the front pages as the working week concludes.


Camilla laughs after being presented with stress ball made from beaver fur

Camilla laughs after being presented with stress ball made from beaver fur

Camilla laughs after being presented with stress ball made from beaver fur

20 May 2022

The royal tour of the North American country concluded late on Thursday.


Prince of Wales shows off moves during traditional drum dance in Canada

Prince of Wales shows off moves during traditional drum dance in Canada

Prince of Wales shows off moves during traditional drum dance in Canada

20 May 2022

One member of the community said the 73-year-old ‘really looked like he enjoyed himself’.


Iceland to introduce 10% discount for shoppers aged over 60

Iceland to introduce 10% discount for shoppers aged over 60

Iceland to introduce 10% discount for shoppers aged over 60

20 May 2022

The company said it was the first UK supermarket to introduce such a discount.


Jay Blades appointed first chancellor of Buckinghamshire New University

Jay Blades appointed first chancellor of Buckinghamshire New University

Jay Blades appointed first chancellor of Buckinghamshire New University

20 May 2022

The presenter will develop new furniture-related courses.


Charles urges nations to ‘learn from traditional knowledge’ to save the planet

Charles urges nations to ‘learn from traditional knowledge’ to save the planet

Charles urges nations to ‘learn from traditional knowledge’ to save the planet

20 May 2022

The royal held up the example of ‘indigenous knowledge keepers’ as those with the skills to bring humanity back from the brink.


Camilla says women fleeing abuse ‘have nothing to be ashamed of’ in refuge visit

Camilla says women fleeing abuse ‘have nothing to be ashamed of’ in refuge visit

Camilla says women fleeing abuse ‘have nothing to be ashamed of’ in refuge visit

20 May 2022

The royal was visiting a YWCA transitional housing centre in Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories.


Charles test drives Canadian Rangers’ snowmobile

Charles test drives Canadian Rangers’ snowmobile

Charles test drives Canadian Rangers’ snowmobile

19 May 2022

The royal met members of the organisation in Yellowknife.


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